Nova Scotia Archives


Use the Search box located at the top right corner of your screen to quickly find image material scattered across our many Virtual Archives products. The Search tool looks for caption lines and note areas that contain the search term you've entered.

The Results page displays thumbnail views of all digitized content (historical photographs, documentary art, maps, documents, etc.) available on our website for your search term. Mouse over the thumbnails for brief text descriptions, or click on them to go directly to the full-size image within its specific exhibit.

Each Virtual Archives product presented on the Nova Scotia Archives’ website also has its own Search Box, located in the middle of the landing page and repeated at the bottom of each display page. Use this tool to search for items within a particular exhibit.

Additional Search Tools

Need more results? The Search box in the top right corner looks for digitized content only and does not full-text search our website.

  1. To search our companion Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics website, click the Nova Scotia Genealogy button below.
  2. To search descriptions in the archival holdings catalogue, click the Archival Holdings button below.
  3. To Google search all our websites click the Google button below

Images Nova Scotia Genealogy Archival Holdings Google Site Search

Below is an example result from an image search, using the Search box in the top right corner.

Results 1 to 33 of 33 from your search: Beamish

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Calfs Feet Jelly, Carrot Pudding

cooking : 201313590

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